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I finally got around to using some Russian charoite for a wedding set.
Probably a bit too feminine for the majority here on LJ’s huh? :)
Feb 16, 2014
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#1 posted 02-16-2014 04:17 AM
I really like the contrast in these. Nice work!
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#2 posted 02-16-2014 04:27 AM
GOOD LUCK TO ALL
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#3 posted 02-16-2014 04:47 AM
No, not too feminine at all. Look very nice.
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#4 posted 02-16-2014 05:36 AM
nicely done – as usual!
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#5 posted 02-16-2014 06:43 AM
Very nice…what is Russian charoite a stone or a inlace?
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#6 posted 02-16-2014 06:46 AM
Congratulations, they are beautiful.
-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.
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#7 posted 02-16-2014 11:05 AM
Two more beautiful rings Shannon and just perfect for a Wedding set. Keep making and posting them, I always enjoy seeing your creations.
-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....
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#8 posted 02-16-2014 12:25 PM
Wouldn’t know Russian Charoite from limestone but these are beautiful
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#9 posted 02-16-2014 01:52 PM
Classy work! Thanks for posting this for all LJ to see!
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#10 posted 02-16-2014 02:27 PM
Stunning!! Love the color contrasts!
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#11 posted 02-16-2014 02:47 PM
I agree with the others, the colors blend well together.-don
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#12 posted 02-16-2014 03:09 PM
Those are pretty cool. Really like the inlay… I have tried to make my own six times, and failed six times.
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#13 posted 02-16-2014 03:19 PM
Wonderful work. This is beautiful.
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#14 posted 02-16-2014 03:54 PM
Beautiful rings! You say that you “finally got around” to it, but I say the results were well worth the wait. Beautiful combination of colors – I was wondering which type of wood would look best with the purple shades of Charoite, and as always, you found it!
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#15 posted 02-16-2014 06:05 PM
Thanks for the feedback fellow LJ members! I love this supportive woodworking community. :)
The stone charoite is new to me as well. My awesome uncle was so kind to bring some back from Russia.
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